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-- Polls --

10/22 What do you think should be the subject of Chiu's next contest? (Although I don't think he'll be doing another one hopefully someone will take over)
Solar roller with the smallest cross-sectional area Most advanced walker Best beam application
Smallest walker (two classes - solar and non solar) Most innovative circuit Fastest photovore
Coolest head or coolest walker Magnetovore with hall effect sensors Smallest Photovore
2-motor walkers with variety of sensor designs A widget (whatever you think it should be) Most functional
Most innovative SE circuit Sturdiest walker (toughest) Most useful bot
Best segmented bot (centipedes, snakes, etc) Most useful BEAM device Electronic insect
Most vicious carnophotovore Most biological creature Best Walker
Radio communication robots Make a robot that follow a ball Coolest walker
Smallest photovore, solar roller, etc. Most interesting behaviors Toughest bot
Tallest robot per area that can stay upright magbot jumping contest
Most viscous looking roller (spikes, teeth, etc.) Most efficient beam circuit
Most simple design and complicated behavior Most advanced walker
Most "capable" walker (survivability, mobility, etc) Most lifelike BEAM creature
Anything that won't cost too much :-) Biggest and "smartest" beam bot
Anything that will be a low cost contest Best all terrain photovore
Coolest head or coolest walker Smart, small, cool photovore
Most aesthetic robot made from recycled materials Fastest beam-bot
Great ideas guys! 43 Total Submissions

9/17 How old are you?
15 - Age 0 - 12
107 - Age 13 - 17
42 - Age 18 - 23
52 - Age 24 - 34
40 - Age 35 - 45
14 - Age 46 - 60
0 - Age 61+
270 - Total votes

8/2 What do you like better?
122 - Schematic
87 - Freeform layout
48 - Breadboard layout
257 - Total votes

4/16 Would you participate in a group project if the cost was under $30?
64 - Yes
5 - No
69 - total votes

4/8 Do you think a good, complete tutorial on how to build a walker would be worth making?
30 - Yes
4 - No
99 - Greatly needed!!
133 - total votes

4/1/99 How would you rate the news section of BEAM Online?
0 - 1 ( Terrible )
2 - 2 ( Slightly bad )
13 - 3 ( Average )
17 - 4 ( I like it )
6 - 5 ( I'd die without it )
38 - total votes

3/25/99 Whats your modem speed?
3 - Slower than 28.8
7 - 28.8
14 - 33.6 24 - 56K
19 - Faster than 56K
67 - total votes

3/18/99 I love JavaScript (not java) menus but do you think I should implement them on my web site?
10 - Yes
6 - No
16 - total votes

3/1/99 Do you think there needs to be more beginner or advanced information related to BEAM on the net?
86.4% Advanced
13.6% Beginner


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